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The Polanyi Society is a scholarly organization
whose members are interested in the thought of Michael Polanyi,
a scientist and philosopher who lived from 1891 to 1976.
News
2016 Polanyi Conference
In 2016, the Polanyi Society will sponsor a conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Michael Polanyi’s The Tacit Dimension and to assess the legacy of Polanyi’s philosophical efforts. The conference will also provide opportunities for senior and junior Polanyi scholars to collaborate in the exploration of the many subjects and themes identified in Polanyi’s writings.
The Society invites proposals for papers that examine Polanyi’s contributions to the areas of epistemology (including tacit knowing), moral philosophy, intellectual history, aesthetics, religious and theological studies, embodiment, semiotics, economics, and socio-political orders.
How to submit proposals for the Conference.
The Polanyi Society Wiki
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